White House: Trump backed 3-month debt ceiling increase to help tax reform

ON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE, Sept 6 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump backed a three-month increase in the U.S. debt ceiling to help "clear the decks" in Congress in September and focus on tax reform, White House legislative affairs director Marc Short told reporters on Wednesday. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton, writing by Jeff Mason; Editing by Andrew Hay)